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but extends the law with new protections for victims of rape and domestic abuse. the bill which first authorized in 1994 now offers programs to native americans, members of the lgbt community and undocumented immigrants. in signing the legislation the president dedicated the moment to those who have suffered and survived abuse. >> most of all, though, this is your day. this is a day of the advocates. the day of the survivors. this is your victory. because this is a country where everybody should be able to pursue their own measure of happiness and live their lives free from fear, no matter who you are. no matter who you love. that's got to be our priority. that's what today's about. >> meanwhile former president bill clinton is calling on the supreme court to overturn the defense of marriage act. or doma. a piece of legislation he signed into law 17 years ago which denies the federal recognition of same-sex marriages. in an op-ed for the "washington post," president clinton writes, we are still a young country. and many of our landmark civil rights decisions are fresh enough that the
'll be killing people in restaurants tonight or in their house tonight. but this is about the rule of law. it's not so much about him. it's not so much about john brennan. it's having rules so that some day if we have the misfortune of electing someone you do not trust, electing someone who might kill innocent people, who might kill people that they disagree with politically or might kill people of another ethnic group, we're protected. there is no ultimate tablt of me to stop this nomination. i'm already getting tired. and i don't know how long i'll be able to do this. >> as the day worn on, he was joined by a number of republican colleagues. among them, marco rubio, mitch mcconnell. code pink. the tea party-backed group freedom works. our own chuck todd tweeted -- best illustrated by a democrat who has raised similar concerns about the drone program. he joined rand paul. >> i think senator paul and i agree that this nomination, also provides a very important opportunity for the united states senate to consider the government's rules and policies on the targeted killings of americans. the ex
on. they're protected under federal law. again, it would be appeared that things were done inappropriately by the banks, around that time. obviously, they'll have to make do and amend on this story. >> just quickly, markets up or down in europe right now? >> markets are down, brian. it's been a head scratcher this morning. a bit of a hangover from the sequester kicking in. people are still puzzled on how the italian government story will work out here. a weak market in europe at this stage. i don't know if you'll get a big legacy into the u.s. session, because things seem to be improving gradually as time passes. but we're in the red on the european trade right now. >> jeff, live for us from london. thank you very much. >>> we want to know why you're awake. e-mail way too early at msnbc.com or tweet me. >>> coming up -- we'll tell you what happened plus, sometimes sports plus politics equals the bizarre and that's dennis rodman who returned from his fact-finding mission in north korea or whatever he was doing there. we'll play the bizarre clip from yesterday's interview and
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